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Rohani deputy slams former administration over oil revenues

Eshagh Jahangiri, the chief deputy to President to Hassan Rohani, says Iranian economy was " at the bottom of the pit" when the new administration took over, but they have managed to "lift it ten steps" closer to the top. » read more

Former vice president slams prosecutor

Mohammadreza Rahimi has slammed Iran’s Prosecutor General for publicly announcing the details of the embezzlement court proceedings against Rahimi before those details have been confirmed. » read more

Former vice president Rahimi fined, sentenced

Iran's prosecutor general says former vice president Mohammadreza Rahimi has been fined and sentenced to jail. No details of the jail term were released. » read more

Former minister summoned over “unhealthy gasoline”

Former oil minister Massoud MirKazemi has been summoned to court after a suit was filed against him for ordering the production of “unhealthy gasoline.” » read more

Rohani slams predecessor’s oil policies

Iranian president Hassan Rohani accused his predecessor Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of having “a lack of wisdom” and said: “Under the pretext of circumventing sanctions, they gave the oil away to those who took it away for themselves and in effect circumvented the Iranian people.” » read more

Student bursaries from Ahmadinejad era under scrutiny

Parliament is investigating the list of students who received bursaries under the ninth and tenth governments, the administrations of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. » read more

Ahmadinejad administration accused of "illegal" money transfer

Akbar Torkan, the chief aide to President Hassan Rohani, says it was “illegal” for 160 billion rials to be transferred from presidential coffers to the newly established Iranian University, which is linked to former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. » read more

Ahmadinejad holds high-profile event

The Ahmadinejad administration held its “honouring of the organizers of national visiting tours” on Thursday at Tehran’s One Hundred Thousand Stadium, despite criticism from conservative factions that the event was an excuse to create publicity for Ahmadinejad supporters in the coming presidential election. » read more

Iran’s election called a race among four groups

Ali Saidi, the Iranian Supreme Leader’s representative to the Revolutionary Guards, announced that the 11th presidential election will see a race among these four groups: Principalists, supporters of the administration, reformists and executives. » read more

Parliament finds president’s office misused billions

The Iranian Parliament’s review of government budget reports for the past year reveals that the Ahmadinejad administration has “failed to deposit $12 billion of oil revenues in the treasury and used it to cover its budget shortages.” » read more